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Session 9 So, You Think You Know FAA Access? Ginger Klock Misty Parkinson
This session will focus on: • Current functionality and specific features that you may not be aware of • Enhancements for 2006-2007 • Open forum – what FAA Access tool(s) can’t you live without?
What is it? • A tool that allows FAAs to view • a student’s SAR information, including the EFC (and intermediate values) • NSLDS information • SAR comments • FAA information
Yeah, but what else can I do with it? • Enter a student’s DRN to view a transaction without your school code • Print an individual SAR (in HTML or PDF) • Determine if a transaction is in signature hold status • Compare two transactions for the same student
Application Status This one tells you there are missing signatures
Sort by Differences Sort by field
What’s New for 2006-2007? • Field labels modified • SAR comments displayed • Electronic Signature Process • Student Identifiers added • Signature Hold reduced from 14 to 7 days
What is it? • A tool that allows FAAs to enter a student’s FAFSA, Renewal FAFSA, or Correction data and submit it to the CPS for processing.
Yeah, but what else can I do with it? General Entry: • Save an application to submit later • “Run Final Check” • view/print alternate EFCs and intermediate values • submit from that page or return to application
Yeah, but what else can I do with it? Correction Entry: • Report FAA Adjustment • View/print List of Changes • Real-time corrections
What’s New for 2006/2007? General Entry: • Field labels modified • “Please wait” message removed • Enrollment question more prominent • Run Final Check renamed Calculate EFC • Change to the edit process
What’s New for 2006/2007? Renewal Entry: • Paper Renewal Applications discontinued • FAAs can file Renewal FAFSAs for students from the Pacific Islands • Certain values will no longer carry forward from the prior year
What’s New for 2006/2007? Correction Entry: • Tax calculator enhanced • Step Links added to top of screen • Both Assumed and Submitted values display
What is it? • A tool that assists FAAs with verification of a student’s processed ISIR.
Yeah, but what else can I do with it? • Message lets you know when a correction is required • Difference column allows you to easily see differences • Can link to submit corrections right away, or make corrections later • Can print results or save to file
Enter values from tax returns and verification worksheet, then click on “Calculate”
What’s New for 2006-2007? • Dependency override considered • No longer required to enter values in all fields • Message text will be clearer that a correction is required • Worksheet C added and labeled as “optional for verification”
What is it? • A tool that allows authorized users • to request specific ISIRs from the CPS • Users can specify ISIRs • by specific SSNs • by using a variety of selection criteria alone or in combination with other criteria
Yeah, but what else can I do with it? • Upload an SSN file to request ISIRs only for students that are enrolled at your school • Multiple requests can be made each day • Criteria used can be “described” in the request title • Title is returned in the first line of the resulting ISIR file
What’s New for 2006/2007? • The DPA can assign ISIR Request rights to others